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Object Name Letter
Catalog Number 1966.014.00001
Date January 22, 1904
Scope & Content Letter from John S. Mosby to Joseph Bryan, January 22, 1904

Physical Appearance: Autographed letter signed from John S. Mosby to Joseph (Joe) Bryan, dated January 22, 1904 in Montgomery Alabama. Mosby writes to Joseph Bryan about being raised near Albemarle and how he was a private in Captain Jones Cavalry from Abingdon - notes this is all in his Reminiscences. Lists two things that he values most during his military life: !0 a morning of riding all day around the battle of Manassasafter Confederate army fell into rank (he was counted number); 2) Winter February 1862 when Gen. Stuart came to camp to encourage reenlistment. Encloses a history book review from the Richmond "Times-Dispatch" and asks if the author mentions him. Mosby writes of having just visited Jacksonville, Florida and stopping by the grave of John Pelham. 3 pp on 2 sheets.
Creator Mosby, John S., Col.
People Mosby
Mosby, John Singleton
Bryan, Joe
Stuart, James Ewell Brown (J. E. B.) (Jeb)
Search Terms Memoirs
Article
Subjects Military life
Military leadership
Military officers
Reminiscing